Fall Semester Courses

Undergraduate 2023 Fall Semester Courses

French courses

FRIT-F306 — A&H

La lecture approfondie d’un grand roman réaliste du 19e siècle, L'Éducation Sentimentale de Flaubert, nous permettra d’exercer notre esprit critique à l’oral comme à l’écrit. Parallèlement, en étudiant quelques poèmes des 19e et 20e siècles sur le thème de la fonction du poète et de la nature de l’art poétique, nous comprendrons mieux la culture et les valeurs de la société française moderne. 

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FRIT-F313

This course builds students’ understanding of advanced aspects of French grammar and their facility in applying them to written and oral expression. It is designed to build upon the intermediate student’s existing knowledge of French grammar and develop a more sophisticated mastery of advanced structures.

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FRIT-F315

Discover the nature of sounds and sound systems, including how they are structured and how they differ between dialects of French, and also improve your pronunciation and communication skills. One lecture section and one drill section comprise this French course. 

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FRIT-F361 — A&H

We will move thematically, rather than chronologically, focusing each week on different aspects of social, political, philosophical, literary, artistic, and religious life in medieval France. 

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Italian courses

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FRIT-M100

Introduction to contemporary Italian language, geography, and culture. Involves a broad variety of assignments and activities that develop grammatical competency and proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

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FRIT-M150

Continued introduction to contemporary Italian language, geography, and culture. Involves a broad variety of assignments and activities that build grammatical competency and proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

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FRIT-M200

This course is a continuation of Elementary Italian II. In class the students concentrate on reviewing and refining structures learned at the 100-level, but this time at an intermediate level. During the semester students are involved in a variety of tasks practicing speaking, writing, listening and reading in cultural context.

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FRIT-M215

This intensive intermediate-level Italian course covers the material of two semesters in one (M200 and M250). The course builds upon the first three semesters of beginning Italian (or equivalent) adding the unique feature of short films as the first stimulus for learning intermediate-level vocabulary, grammar, and cultural concepts. 

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FRIT-M300

Conducted in Italian, this course continues the study of advanced structures through a variety of media and authentic texts. While the focus is on accuracy and fluency in speaking, practice with other skills and the study of Italian culture will be integrated throughout.

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FRIT-M306

La lecture approfondie d’un grand roman réaliste du 19e siècle, L'Éducation Sentimentale de Flaubert, nous permettra d’exercer notre esprit critique à l’oral comme à l’écrit. Parallèlement, en étudiant quelques poèmes des 19e et 20e siècles sur le thème de la fonction du poète et de la nature de l’art poétique, nous comprendrons mieux la culture et les valeurs de la société française moderne.

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